[packman] Problems with vidcutter

Luigi Baldoni aloisio at gmx.com
Wed Nov 29 16:09:35 CET 2017

On Wed Nov 29 13:55:44 CET 2017, Carlos E. R. wrote:

> Recently vidcutter 5 appeared in Packman, but I can't make it work in my 
> Leap 42.2 system.
> The first issue was this:
>  cer at Telcontar:~/Fusion/Hacer/Trek> vidcutter &
>  [1] 16260
>  cer at Telcontar:~/Fusion/Hacer/Trek> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/vidcutter", line 9, in <module>
>  [..]
>  ImportError: No module named 'typing'
>  [1]+  Exit 1                  vidcutter
>  cer at Telcontar:~/Fusion/Hacer/Trek
> I was told to download and install python3-typing-3.6.2-10.2.noarch.rpm 
> from repo devel:languages:python. I did.
> I suppose the package should have a dependency on that other package.


> But vidcutter still doesn't work. I managed to tell it to open a video 
> file, it did nothing, the timeline displays nothing, it does not play the 
> video, it is impossible to cut anything.
> If I give the name of the video file on the commandline, it crashes.
> I have currently "vidcutter-5.0.0-3.2.x86_64".

Probably a missing codec. Make sure you're using the ffmpeg from packman
and to find out what's wrong launch vidcutter with the --debug switch.


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